Graduate Calendar

Fall 2021

Date

Activity or Event

August 2-20

Fall Intersession (Considered part of the fall semester for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.)

August 16

Graduate Student Orientation (optional for any new graduate student)

August 17

Teaching Assistant Orientation (mandatory for students hired as Graduate Teaching Assistants)

August 23

Classes Begin

August 27

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in December 2021)

September 6

Labor Day Holiday (no classes and offices closed)

October 7-8

Fall Holiday (no classes)

October 31

Deadline to have name listed in the Fall Commencement program

November 12

3MT - Three Minute Thesis competition

November 22

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  All assignments and quizzes must be completed in Blackboard

November 22

Seminar deadline: Last day to submit acceptance sheet of approved research project to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.)

November 24-28 

Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes and offices closed)

December 9

Last day of classes

December 9

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College

December 10

Study Day (no classes)

December 11-16

Final exams

December 17

Commencement

January 14

Final submission of all requirements for FA21 thesis

Spring 2022

Date

Activity or Event

January 10-14

Winter Intersession (Considered part of the spring semester for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.)

January 13

Graduate Student Orientation (optional for any new graduate student)

January 17

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes and offices closed)

January 18

Classes Begin

January 21

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in May 2022)

February 21

President's Day (no classes and offices closed)

March 14-20

Spring Break (no classes)

March 30

Deadline to have name listed in the Spring Commencement program

April 14-17 

Spring Holiday (no classes - offices closed April 15)

April 25

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  All assignments and quizzes must be completed in Blackboard

April 25

Seminar Report Form deadline: Last day to submit to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.)

May 7

IDF – Frank Einhellig Interdisciplinary Forum

May 12

Last day of classes

May 12

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College

May 13

Study Day (no classes)

May 14-19

Final exams

May 20

Commencement

June 10

Final submission of all requirements for SP22 thesis

Summer 2022

Date

Activity or Event

May 23 - June 10

Summer Intersession (Considered part of the summer session for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.)

May 30

Memorial Day Holiday (no intersession classes)

June 13

Classes Begin

June 17

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in August 2022)

July 4

Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)

July 18

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  All assignments and quizzes must be completed in Blackboard

July 18

Seminar Report Form deadline: Last day to submit to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.)

August 3

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College

August 3

Last day of classes

August 4-5

Final exams

August 5

Date for summer graduation conferral

August 26

Final submission of all requirements for SU21 thesis